Market Spot Check: Comparing the Come Ons

Schley, Stewart
March 2005
Multichannel News;3/14/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p45
Provides information on pricing plans for product bundles offered by several telecommunication providers in the U.S., as of March 2005. SBC Connections from SBC Communications; InfinitAccess from Surewest Communications; Optimum from Cablevision Systems Corp.; Verizon Freedom Packages from Verizon Communications Inc.


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